Holiday Calendar for Andorra
The culture of Andorra is essentially Catalan, since the native population of the country are Catalan speakers. Moreover, Andorra has contributed significantly in an easily identifiable manner to the Catalan heritage.
National traditions, public holidays and notable observances for 2019-2020 year
Sunday 8 September
- National Day in Andorra (also the Feast Day of Our Lady of Meritxell; national holiday)
Thursday 26 December
- St. Stephen's Day (public holiday in Alsace, Austria, Andorra, Catalonia, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia and Switzerland)
Thursday 19 March
- Father's Day (Andorra, Angola, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Switzerland, Honduras, and Bolivia)
Tuesday 23 June
- St John's Eve and the first day of the Midsummer celebrations (Roman Catholic Church, Europe): - Bonfires of Saint John (Spain); - Festa del Poble in Andorra; - First night of Festa de São João do Porto (Porto); - First day of Golowan Festival (Cornwall); - Jaaniõhtu (Estonia); - Jāņi (Latvia); - Kupala Night (Belarus, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Ukraine); - Last day of Drăgaica fair (Buzău, Romania)
Some catalan traditions
To understand the combination of Andorran festivals and customs you should take into account the special characteristics of Catalan culture, its geographic location and history. Enjoy Andorra’s festivities and traditions.
Andorran cuisine shares a lot of similarities with its Spanish neighbour, Catalonia, as well as a few with France.